According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, 2,061 foreign-invested projects were licensed in the period.
Meanwhile, 967 existing projects have added more than US$5.3 billion to their investment.
As a result, total FDI flow into the country during the first ten months of the year surpassed US$17.6 billion, falling 8.7% year-on-year.
Disbursement of FDI capital in the period is estimated to be US$12.7 billion, an increase of 7.6% year-on-year.
Processing and manufacturing industries have absorbed the largest amount of FDI with more than US$12.8 billion, accounting for 72.9% of total FDI inflow in the 10 months.
The northern city of Haiphong attracted the most FDI capital with US$.443 billion.
Among 58 countries and territories pouring investment in Vietnam in the period, the Republic of Korea is the leading investor with US$4.668 billion.